Forward look: 11 – 24 July 2022

Overview of the main topics and events at the Council of EU and European Council for the coming fortnight.

Economic and Financial Affairs Council, 12 July 2022

The Council will adopt the final three legal acts required for enabling Croatia to join the euro area. It will exchange views on the economic recovery in Europe and approve conclusions on the 2022 in-depth reviews under the macroeconomic imbalance procedure.

Agriculture and Fisheries Council, 18 July 2022

EU agriculture ministers will meet in Brussels to discuss the recent Commission’s proposal on the regulation on the sustainable use of plant protection products and agree on a set of conclusions for the aquaculture sector. Ministers will receive a presentation by the Czech presidency regarding its main priorities in the agriculture and fisheries sectors. They will additionally discuss the market situation in light of the Russian invasion of Ukraine and the implementation of the new Common Agricultural Policy (CAP), including the approval of national strategic plans. Finally, they will exchange views on the regulation on the making available of certain commodities and products associated with deforestation and forest degradation and the need to update the legislation on the transport of animals in the EU.

Foreign Affairs Council, 18 July 2022

The Council will exchange views on the Russian aggression against Ukraine, relations between the EU and Latin America and the Caribbean, and digital diplomacy. It will also be informed about current affairs.

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